BLACK HISTORY 360: THE SCHOMBURG’S 6TH ANNUAL SUMMER EDUCATION INSTITUTE 2015
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY, AND COLLEGE STUDENTS.
August 3-7, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary resource collections on-site and online.
AGENDA IN BRIEF:
As of July 24, 2015
Monday, August 3 | The 100th Anniversary of the Great Migration
Opening Remarks: Deirdre L. Hollman, Director of Education & Exhibitions, Schomburg Center
Pop-Up Exhibition: In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience
Presentation: “African-American Suburban Migration”, James Levy, University of Wisconsin
Film Screening: “Harlem On My Plate”
Curriculum Lab: “Jacob Lawrence’s Great Migration: Essays & Verse”
Field Trip: MoMA - Tour of “One-Way Ticket - Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series”
Tuesday, August 4 |The Radical Politics of Afrofuturism & The Power of Protest Music - Part 1
Presentation: “The Alchemy of the Black Imagination: The Pedagogy of Afrofuturism”, John Jennings, SUNY Buffalo
Fela Kuti and the Power of Protest Music - Part 1 presented by StudentsLive
--Film Screening: “Finding Fela” Documentary Film
--Curriculum Lab: Lessons inspired by “Finding Fela”
Wednesday, August 5 |Black Life Matters & The Power of Protest Music - Part 2
Gallery Stroll: Curators’ Choice: Black Life Matters & The 75th Anniversary of the American Negro Theater
Fela Kuti and the Power of Protest Music - Part 2 presented by StudentsLive
--Workshop: “Creating Lyrics in the AfroBeat Tradition”
--Workshop: “Utilizing Afrobeat Music to Teach Any Subject”
Collection Presentation: “Teaching History through the Story of The American Negro Theatre”, Mei Tei Sing Smith, Artist & Curator
Thursday, August 6 | Black Life Matters: History and Healing
Presentation: “Beyond the Now: Charting the History of African-American Encounters with Jim Crow and Police Violence”, Dr. Yohuru Williams, Fairfield University
Workshop: “After Ferguson: Healing Hearts and Sustaining Youth Activism”
Collection Presentation: “Epistolary Lives: The Art of Letters as Historical Documents”, Steven Fullwood, Schomburg Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division
Collection Presentation: “Telling the Stories of the Black Experience to Children”, Maria Liriano, Schomburg Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Friday, August 7 | Black Life Matters: Using Art, Film, and Voice to Explore the Past
Films & Curriculum Labs: “Using Hip Hop Documentaries to Teach Post-Civil Rights History”
Collection Presentation: “Diggin’ In The Vault”, Tammi Lawson, Schomburg Art & Artifacts Division
Collection Presentation: “Evidence of Things Un*Seen”, Shola Lynch, Schomburg Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division
General: $500/week ; or $125 per day.
College Students & Seniors: $400/week ; or $100 per day.
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Call: (212) 491-2272
Registration Deadline EXTENDED: August 1, 2015
Limited WALK-IN registration may be available August 3-7, if space permits.
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